Synonyms for canada-balsam
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- 1. Canada balsam, oleoresin
- usage: yellow transparent exudate of the balsam fir; used as a transparent cement in optical devices (especially in microscopy) and as a mounting medium
- 2. balsam fir, balm of Gilead, Canada balsam, Abies balsamea, silver fir
- usage: medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees